Dakota Collections Care Initiative Workshops 2013
Free Disaster Preparedness and Response Planning Workshops
for Museums, Libraries and Archives in the Dakotas
Staff, board members and volunteers from museums, libraries, archives and other collecting institutions in North Dakota and South Dakota are invited to attend free workshops hosted by the Dakota Collections Care Initiative (DCCI) in 2013.
One-Day Hands on Workshop
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Dickinson – Dickinson Museum: Aug. 5
- Bismarck – North Dakota Heritage Center: Aug. 6
- Minot – Minot State University: Aug. 7
- Fargo – Plains Art Museum: Aug. 8
- Aberdeen – Northern State University Library: Aug. 12
- Brookings – South Dakota Art Museum: Aug. 13
- Pierre – South Dakota National Guard Museum: Aug. 14
- Deadwood - Homestake Adams Research & Collections Center: Aug. 15
You are encouraged to bring as many people from your institution as possible to the workshop and are welcome to attend whichever workshop best fits your schedule. Workshops are free, but registration is required.
DCCI is pleased to offer 20 travel stipends per location for the August workshops. Stipends of up to $100 per person may be used for lodging and mileage reimbursement. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis and may be requested through the online registration process.
For More Information
Dakota Collections Care Initiative
The Dakota Collections Care Initiative (DCCI) is a partnership between collections care professionals at museums, libraries and archives in North Dakota and South Dakota to improve collections care and emergency preparedness and response for small and mid-sized collecting heritage institutions across the two states.
DCCI partners include the Association of South Dakota Museums, North Dakota Library Association, Plains Art Museum in Fargo, South Dakota State Historical Society, South Dakota State Library, and State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Terri Schindel, affiliated with the Museum Training Network, is the project conservator and will lead the workshops.
Dana Schaar of Clearwater Communications is the project administrator. She may be contacted at (701) 355-4458 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The project is made possible by a two-year Connecting to Collections implementation grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The IMLS is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute's mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas. To learn more about the Institute, please visit www.imls.gov.